Traditional, 6th International tournament memory Nikolay Gringruz was held in the city of Bendery (Moldova, Tiraspol region) from 4th to 8th November 2015. Tournament dedicated to the Honored coach of the Republic of Moldova Gringruz Nikolay Leontyevich, who trained many top players in draughts-64. 107 players from 6 countries took part in 4 groups – grandmasters, masters, 1st and 2ndcategories, 3rd category and funs. (more…)
Standing after 6 stages of World Cup 2015 published in Section Events – World Cup. International grandmaster Vladimir Skrabov lead with 171 points. Dmitrii Melnikov is on 2nd place. He has 138 points. Dmitry Tsinman with 127 points is on 3rd place only. See more information HERE
The following year Portugal opens the World Cup 2016. 1st Stage of World Cup will be held from 28th May till 4th June in one of the most beautiful cities in Portugal – Setubal, which is located 40 km from Lisbon.
International Draughts Federation IDF together with Portuguese Draughts Federation in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions in 2015 holds from October 31 (arrival day) till November 8, 2015 (departure day) in Albufeira, Portugal 6th Stage of World Cup 2015 in draughts-64 – International competition “Portugal-2015”. Copmetition ended. Vladimir Skrabov won classic program in Russian draughts and blitz in Brazilian draughts. Adil Belyamani from Morocco won rapid in Portuduese draughts. (more…)
Draughts-64 included in the VI TAFISA World Sport for All Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, from 6 to 12 October, 2016. This is a big step forward for the integration of draughts-64 in the world sports family. (more…)
October 16, 2015 was a momentous event for the further development and promotion of draughts-64 in the World. The International Draughts Federation (IDF) has become a member of TAFISA, the World’s leading organization in the field of sport for all. Delegates to the 24th World TAFISA Congress in Budapest unanimously voted for this decision. The organization officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee, and actively cooperates with the IOC, the United Nations, UNESCO, the World Health Organization. Today the TAFISA composed of more than 250 members from 150 countries of all continents. Congratulations to all that the draughts-64 entered the world of sports big family! (more…)